Pigeon pea vs. Amaranth grain — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
The main differences between Pigeon pea and Amaranth grain
- Pigeon pea has more Folate, Fiber, Copper, Vitamin B1, and Potassium, however, Amaranth grain has more Manganese, and Iron.
- Daily need coverage for Folate from Pigeon pea is 22% higher.
- Amaranth grain has 10 times less Vitamin B1 than Pigeon pea. Pigeon pea has 0.146mg of Vitamin B1, while Amaranth grain has 0.015mg.
Food types used in this article are Pigeon peas (red gram), mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Amaranth grain, cooked.
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in Glycemic Index|
|Lower in price|
|Rich in vitamins|
|Lower in Cholesterol|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Rich in minerals|
|Lower in Sugar||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low Glycemic Index diet|